Paul DeBettignies
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FREE Job Search webinar: Tomorrow, Feb 26th 1 PM CST

If you are like me you are getting many, many phone calls from job seekers and in many cases you are not able to help them as much as you would like.

I started a web site called Be Your Own Headhunter that has been on my mind since the ’01-’02 Recession. The goal being to help job seekers find a new job or at least make their search easier.

If you have folks you cannot help send them my way and through the webinar…


Posted on February 25, 2009 at 4:34pm

Paul DeBettignies Quoted In Minneapolis StarTribune Article On LinkedIn

As posted on the MN Headhunter blog:

In the January 4th 2009 Sunday career section of the Minneapolis StarTribune I was quoted in this article from Brett Pyrtle, Getting LinkedIn For Career Success:

In a world where business networks and relationships are often sustained in virtual reality, having an online presence is increasingly critical to career success. That's why a…


Posted on January 7, 2009 at 10:24am

What Makes Me A Smart Recruiter

I am not so convinced I am a smart recruiter because 75% of what I know has come from trial and error and 25% from listening to what others do and then make it work for me in the way I do things. Maybe the combined knowledge of messing things up and listening to smart folks makes me a smart recruiter.

Here are five reasons for my success:

- Short memory and avoiding the roller coaster. In football they say the best cornerback’s have a short memory. What they mean is… Continue

Posted on December 28, 2008 at 10:29pm

Minnesota Recruiters Supporting Second Harvest Heartland

Information from the Minnesota Recruiters group:

For each Minnesota Recruiter event we are now partnering with a local community organization to highlight their needs and how we as Recruiters and HR professionals (and employers) can help support their mission.

For our Fall 2008 event we are supporting Second Harvest Heartland…


Posted on December 5, 2008 at 4:32pm

Paul DeBettignies Answers Job Search Question On WCCO TV

As posted on my MN Headhunter blog:

I still hate writing my name in the third person. Anyway...

Friday I was contacted by reporter James Schugel to see if I would be interested in answering a job search related question they had received from a viewer.

I think my answer was, “Heck Yeah!!!”

Thankfully I was…


Posted on November 11, 2008 at 1:28pm

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At 1:58pm on March 1, 2014, PAUL FOREL said…

"...A search firm guy like me for 15 years looks at this statement as being out of touch and I would think someone got in POTUS's ear and fed him a line of BS..."

Hello, Paul.

I'm new here, saw your comment regarding Ken Forrester's post and thought I'd say I like seeing people call it like it is.

Maybe Ken ought to consider a job as a philosopher.

Take Care,

Paul Forel

At 12:24am on December 2, 2010, Roy Notowitz said…
(C) “Lurker” no announcement will be made as you want to be on the sidelines connecting with people as you wish.

Thanks Paul!
At 11:43am on June 2, 2010, Christine McKenzie said…
Hi Paul,
I just joined the LinkedIn Open Networkers group on Recruiting Blogs. I would like to be listed as a Super Open Networker:
At 4:55pm on January 15, 2010, Marvin Smith said…
Thanks for the welcome. I appreciate it.
At 11:08am on September 9, 2009, Jeff Stahl said…
Hello Paul...I would like to be introduced as an open networker. I run a pharmaceutical and medical focused job board called bragfolio with online brag book. We are seeking quality connections and job posters who want huge reach at a very low cost. Jeff Stahl/CEO
At 10:14am on April 2, 2009, Lorena Perry said…
Dear Paul, thanks for all your hard work for the Recruiters on LInkedIn, I have used all your emails to expand my network.


At 12:40pm on February 23, 2009, David Allen said…
A- Open Networker
At 8:04pm on February 22, 2009, Charles Russell said…
Good Morning Paul,

Please put me down for "General Introduction".

I am an executive Recruiter in China with offices in Zhuhai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Shanghai providing mid-level to board level placements in FMCG, Manufacturing, Petrochemical, Retail, IT, Telecom, Pharmaceuticals, Transport, and various Service industries for international and indigenous MNC's.

If anyone has a client wanting to set up facilities in China, I have a range of contacts who can assist (you) them is getting things done quickly and can work out an arrangement you/members in the group on splits.
At 7:27pm on February 21, 2009, Adam Dumas said…
Hi Paul,

Sorry, I didn't understand that. My email address:


Adam Dumas
At 6:52pm on February 21, 2009, Adam Dumas said…
Hi Paul,

Please introduce me as an open networker.

Please use my LinkedIn URL


Adam Dumas


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